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Harvard women's rugby co-captain Hope Schwartz broke a late stalemate with Dartmouth last weekend.
Co-captain Hope Schwartz accelerated through an opening in Dartmouth’s line to score the go-ahead try and give the Crimson a 10-5 victory over the Big Green.
The Tigers (2-1, 2-1 Ivy) outscored the Crimson (2-2, 2-2 Ivy) 19-5 in the second half to overcome an early deficit and take the game.
The women's rugby team, shown here in earlier action, notched its first home win against Cornell, 75-0.
The Crimson handed the Big Red its first loss of the season by overwhelming Cornell’s defense, which had surrendered only five points through its first two games.
The women’s rugby edition of “The Game” was a blowout from start to finish, as Harvard scored early and often to shut out home team Yale.
While the Harvard women's rugby team beat brown twice in its 2013-2014 campaign, the Crimson fell to the Bears in the first game of the new season, 25-14.
Fatigue played a significant role in the final 15 minutes of the contest, costing the Crimson the lead and ultimately the game, as the squad fell to Brown, 25-14, in the first ever varsity Ivy League women's rugby matchup.
In its second season as a varsity sport, the Harvard women’s rugby team has set the goal of firmly establishing itself in both the Harvard athletic and national rugby communities.
It was a historic season for the Crimson, as the squad captured its first-ever Ivy League title to cap off its fall schedule in November.
Among rugby's senior standouts was co-captain Xanni Brown, who spearheaded the Crimson’s offensive charge as the team’s leading scorer.
Entering its first USA Rugby Division I National Championships as a varsity squad, the Harvard women’s rugby team (7-6) looked compete against the country’s top teams in the Sweet Sixteen.
Co-captains Ali Haber and Xanni Brown were sidelined with injuries before and during Saturday afternoon's contest at No. 1 Penn State, which defeated the Crimson, 50-12.
Cheta Emba—who also splits time as a goalkeeper for the varsity women’s soccer team—helped spearhead the Harvard rugby team’s offensive charge against Boston College with four first-half tries.